Leptanillini

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Leptanillini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Leptanillinae
Tribe: Leptanillini
Emery, 1910
Type genus
Leptanilla
Diversity
5 genera
50 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

LeptanillaNoonillaPhaulomyrmaScyphodonYavnella

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • LEPTANILLINI [tribe of Leptanillinae]
    • Leptanillini Emery, 1910b: 32. Type-genus: Leptanilla Emery, 1870: 196.

Taxonomic History

  • Leptanillini as tribe of Dorylinae: Emery, 1910b: 32; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 138 [Leptanillii]; Arnold, 1915: 113; Emery, 1916b: 94; Forel, 1917: 240; Bondroit, 1918: 16; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 633.
  • Leptanillini as tribe of Leptanillinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1923f: 335; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 17; Bolton, 1990b: 276; Bolton, 1994: 70; Bolton, 2003: 40, 152.

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